It’s Summer Time!

It’s Summer Time! Jump to Recipes   Tuesday 21st June marks the astronomical start of summer.  This year the astronomical Summer begins on 21 June. This calendar determines the seasons due to the 23.5 degrees of tilt of the Earth’s axis, in its orbit around the Sun. (The meteorological summer began on 1 June. The meteorological seasons are split into three months each. They coincide with our Gregorian calendar,…

English Wine Week

English Wine Week – 18th – 26th June Jump to Recipe English wine week aims to help provide opportunities to inspire more people to get to know our wonderful English wines better and encourage them to buy.  We currently sell English wines from our local vineyard down the road at a’Beckett’s vineyard.  You can read…

National Picnic Week

National Picnic Week Jump to Recipe National Picnic Week takes place from Monday 20th June for a week across the UK, so grab your blankets and baskets and get out in the great outdoors for a good old fashioned picnic. We have everything you need to make it a great success – from bread, salads,…

a variety of sushi in a small boat like platter

Sushi Day

Happy International Sushi Day! You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy sushi, which is kind of the same thing.  In the last two decades, the traditional Japanese meal known as sushi has become a bit of a sensation. Often considered to be simply raw fish and thus snubbed by many people, the truth behind what sushi is, is…

The Sweet Taste of Wimbledon

The Sweet Taste of Wimbledon Strawberries and cream are synonymous with Wimbledon. Every year, tennis fans who visit the championships snack their way through a mountain-sized 2 million strawberries and 7000 litres of cream in a fortnight. That’s more than 190,000 portions in 14 days!  The normal British strawberry season is short and delicious and occurs at exactly the same time as the…